The East Anglia Potato Day is an annual event that has been established since 1996. It is one of the few events in the country dedicated to the humble potato, a mainstay of the British diet and very much part of our cultural heritage.
Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham, Aspal, Suffolk, IP14 6AT
Join West Yorkshire Organic Group for their annual Potato Day. They'll be around 40 varieties on sale at 15p per tuber, as well as talks and book signings by Radio Leeds Sunday Gardener, Graham Porter, and potato expert, Alan Romans.
Most people think of organic growing as ‘growing without chemicals’, but there is so much more to it than that. Organic growing works creatively with nature, making both the soil and the environment a place where plants will thrive.
Garden Birds on Merseyside – changes in the last 20 years: an illustrated talk by Chris Tynan of RSPB. Have you noticed more goldfinches and fewer sparrows in your garden? Did you see waxwings in Aigburth? Find out more at this informative event. Come along to Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church L18 1LF at 7.30 pm. There is on road parking, and it is on the frequent 86 bus route.
Elm Hall Drive, Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church, Liverpool L18 1LF
Spring into growing with the first in the new series of organic growing courses! This course gives an overview of what to do in spring, including: planning what to grow, seed sowing and plant raising, soil preparation, composting, common pests and diseases (to look out for) and wildlife needs.
Successful organic growing is all about good planning. This half day course is perfect for gaining an understanding of how to plan out a growing space for an allotment or garden using organic principles. You will learn how to plan your plot organically, with a focus on crop rotation, preventing pests and diseases, maximising harvests and planning for the year ahead.